Arabic Social Media Listening & Sentiment Analysis

What are Arabic Dialects?

Social Media Use in the Middle East: 10 Stats You Should Know!

  1. Mobile social media penetration in the region has more than doubled to 44% in the past five years,
  2. 9 out of 10 young Arabs use at least one social media channel every day,
  3. Facebook now has 187 million active monthly users in the region.
  4. Egypt is the largest market for Facebook in MENA. It is home to 38 million daily users and 40 million monthly users.
  5. Saudi Arabia and Turkey are the fifth and sixth largest markets for Twitter in the world. More than 10 million users are active on the social network in Saudi Arabia.
  6. Up to 72% of Twitter users in KSA and UAE, and 62% of users in Egypt, consider Twitter one of their main sources for online video content.
  7. There are more than 63 million users of Instagram in the Middle East.
  8. Saudi Arabia is the fifth largest market for Snapchat in the world, with over 15.65 million users.
  9. WhatsApp is the most used Facebook-owned service, with 75% penetration.
  10. More than 60% of YouTube viewers in MENA are millennials. In Egypt, 77% of millennials watch YouTube every day.

Should translations be used for Arabic sentiment analysis?

Arabic Sentiment Analysis API

What are the benefits of Repustate’s Arabic Sentiment Analytics Tool?

  1. Understand your Arabic-speaking customers accurately and quickly.
  2. Identify and analyze the 3 largest and most popular Arabic dialects.
  3. Access to a Visual Command Centre for near-time analysis.
  4. Granular Arabic sentiment analysis by aspect.
  5. Flexible deployment On-Premise or through Cloud.
  6. Custom model that can be catered to your brand, domain and dialect.
  7. Multilingual Sentiment Analysis available to scale globally fast.



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Lily Thomas

Lily Thomas


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